Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm
Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm. The five-year project is the first of its kind and will allow for an individualized fish approach to salmon farming. Now, the first fish have been transferred in Cermaq's iFarm.
Cermaq and many other business leaders from more than 100 countries pledge support for multilateralism as the United Nations turns 75
UN is critical to achieve global transformation needed to achieve the SDGs. That is why Cermaq engages in the UN and in particular the GC action platform for ocean industries, says CEO Geir Molvik, .https://www.unglobalcompact.org/news/4589-09-21-2020
Cermaq expands its management team and appoints new CFO
Mr. Ole Martin Grimsrud is appointed new CFO, and Mr. Erlend Reiten will take up a new position as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). The changes apply from 1 September.Ole Martin Grimsrud (43) is appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and takes up the position from 1 September. He comes from the position as CFO in Aker Solutions where he has had various leader positions since 2012. Ole M
Cermaq’s activities to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals
In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, biodiversity, reducing the footprint of food production and creating shared value.In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, bi
Thomas Palm leaves Cermaq
After nearly 10 years in Cermaq, our CFO Thomas Palm is seeking new opportunities.
Cermaq launches iFarm project in January
The iFarm project has been scaled to the approval for four development licenses, and will be launched in Steigen, Nordland county, in January. The first transfer of fish to the sea is planned for autumn 2020. Cermaq's strategy is to strengthen fish farming in coastal areas in order to utilize the natural advantages for production of sustainable food in the ocean.
Cermaq contributes to traceability with blockchain
With a QR-code and blockchain technology, consumers can now get information in text and photos regarding where the salmon they are purchasing was farmed, what food it was fed, and other interesting information. Cermaq’s cooperation with Labeyrie secures traceability and transparency.
Cermaq site in Region XII, Chile is suspected of having ISA virus
During a routine sampling at our seawater site Ensenada Rys located in XII Region, a ISA virus was detected on one of the pens at the site. There has been no signs of disease or elevated mortality.
Cermaq welcomes the UN launch of Sustainable Ocean Principles
Building on the mapping of existing governance and regulations of the ocean and identifying sustainable ocean opportunities, the UN GC Action Platform now invites companies to join the Sustainable Ocean Principles for shared commitments and actions to scale impact.
UN report states the need to replace meat with seafood to limit temperature rise to 1.5° C
Increasing food production in the ocean is one of the clear calls to action from the high-level panel for a sustainable ocean economy to reach the climate goal set in the Paris agreement. Aggressive health campaigns and carbon tax on beef are recommended means.
10-year anniversary for Cermaq’s sustainability report
This year marks Cermaq’s ten years anniversary for its award winning sustainability reports. Since 2010, Cermaq’s sustainability report has been externally assured. Cermaq has led the way in contributing to an increasing transparency in the salmon industry.